LEH LADAKH TOURS

 Manali Leh Jeep Safari Tour (7N/8D)

Day 01: Arrive Manali  
On arrival Manali transfer to hotel. Day free, evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Drive Manali Rohtang Pass Koksar Keylong
Depart Manali early in the morning our first halt is Marhi A barren landscape offering extensive views of the valley and the mountains. We proceed to Rohtang Pass 3790 M is most popular with visitors, being one of the highest road point and gateway to LAHAUL and SPITI valleys. Pass remains closed during winter due to heavy snow from November end to May end. Visitors can drive upto MARHI below ROHTANG with similar high altitude topography, forest of Birch, Fir and Spurce. Once we cross the Rohtang Pass border we are in the Barren Himalayas with the landscape completely changing Khoksar is the first village and gate way to Lahaul Night stay in Keylong. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Drive Keylong - Darcha - Sarchu
Get prepared for the most interesting overland high altitude drive up to Leh. May take approx 10 hours. You will arrive at Darcha ( 3500 Meter) is situated at the junction of Yotche Nullah and the Zangskar chhu which takes off from the Shinkun la. Both these nullahs meet with the main river Bhaga at this place. This is the main point for the trek lovers wish to enter in Zanskar valley or up to Leh. Your drive from this place will take to BaraLacha Pass ( 1620 Ft) and further drive to Sarchu which is nearly the mid point of Manali Leh route. Check in at your Deluxe Camp and spend a beautiful evening at the High altitude camp.

Day 04: Drive Sarchu – Leh
After early breakfast leave for Leh en-route crossing Nakeela and Lachalung-la Pass (16,617 ft.). Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Taglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. Reach Leh by evening. Your further drive will take you to Upsi by crossing river Indus and follow the highway up to Leh. Check in at your hotel and overnight stay.

Day 05: IN Leh ( Excursion of Khardugla Pass – Leh City)
Morning excursion to Khardong-La (80 kms round trip / alt: 18,380 ft.), highest motorable pass in the world and recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records . Offers an incredible view of Leh valley and Stok kangri group of Peaks ( 6150 M) at the back drop of Leh valley. Differs Leh Valley and Nubra Valley which used to be the Silk Route to Pakistan and Afghanistan. Drive back to Leh town and you have time to explore Leh palace / Namgyal palace / Shanti Stupa / Shankar Gompa and Leh market.

Day 06: Drive Leh – Pangog Lake
After leisurely breakfast drive North east of Leh to reach at Pangong Lake. Enroute worth visiting Shey Palace and Thikse monasteries enroute. Further up hill drive from Upsi crossing the Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft.). you will descend towards Pangong lake can be seen from a distance once you are nearer to the Lake. Check in at your Camp and rest of the day for your photography and watching this magnificent lake. Dinner and overnight at Pangong lake

Day 07: Drive Pangog Lake – Leh
Have a beautiful sunrise breakfast and retrace back to Upsi. Cross the river Indus by gollwing a deep gorge uphill drive will take you the biggest monastery of this region called Hemis. Hemis festival is famous for its mask dance and the longest Tanka rituals. Explore the best of this monastery and drive back to Leh. Check in at your hotel and rest of the day for your leisure or personal activities in town. Another overnight stay at Leh.

Day 08: Departure Leh
After breakfast you will get transferred to the airport in time to board flight for onward destination. Or you may have other program to explore more of Ladakh or further drive to Srinagar in Kashmir.


 Inclusion

Assistance upon arrival by our Leh office representative.

All transfers between airport – hotel – airport.

Welcome drinks (non - alcoholic) upon arrival by hotel.

Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis.

Daily breakfast and dinner in hotel / camp.

All sightseeing and tour as per programme.

Transportation by Non AC Toyota Qualis / Scorpio or Tempo Traveler.

Protected area permit and wild life fees to visit restricted areas in Ladakh.

All Current applicable taxes.


 Exclusion

Airfare to and from Leh.

Any kind of bus or rail fare.

Personal and medical insurance.

Personal expenses such as tips, laundry, phone call etc.

Any kind of drinks (alcoholic, mineral, soft or hard and starters.

Monastery entrance fees, camera fee, and monument guide services.

Transportation by Non AC Toyota Qualis / Scorpio or Tempo Traveler.

Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Cost Inclusion”.

Adventure activity like Rafting, Camel Safari, Mountain Biking, Motor Biking etc.

Extra nights in hotel due to ill health, flight cancelation or any other reason.

The service of vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.

Extensions of tour programme or diversions in the tour itinerary for any reasons eg. due to bad weather, road closure, breakdown or any natural calamities.


 Terms & Condition


Payments:

At the time of booking you must pay a deposit, the amount of which varies from 25% of holiday cost to the total holiday cost, depending on the type of booking, and pay any balance of the cost of the holiday no later than 3 weeks before departure. If you book inside 3 weeks of departure full payment is required at time of booking. If you do not make the required payments your booking will be cancelled. If you have paid a deposit and fail to pay the balance on time you will lose your deposit.


Cancellation by you:

You may cancel your booking at any time providing that the cancellation is made by the person making the booking and is communicated to us in writing. As we incur costs when you cancel, we will retain your deposit and additional cancellation charges may apply.
Packages Period before departure within which notice of cancellation is received by us Cancellation charge
More than 21 days 10% of total holiday cost
Between 7 and 21 days 25% of total holiday cost
Between 3 and 7 days 50% of total holiday cost
Less than three days 100% of total holiday cost
Air Ticket, Rail Ticket and Bus ticket cancellation charges will be as per actual. As per Vendor Policy.